Sounds Like: Pat Alger, Kris Kristopherson, Bob Dylan, Tom T. Hall, Harry Chapin
BIO: I’ve been working creatively in the movie industry for most of my professional career-always a storyteller. Left the city for a farm in Kentucky where I could write and enjoy the life God gives us all.
I finished my first novel and began a whirlwind of writing. I met a songwriter-producer a...See Full Bio
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Q: When you are writing does the idea for the lyrics come first or a melody?
A: For me the idea usually begins with a 'line idea' like, 'I can still taste the taste of those sweet painted lips'(SWEET PAINTED LIPS), then the story evolves in lyrics. Usually the flow of the lyric defines the mood and meter, thus defines the melody. It's why each song ends up sounding different from each other. Rarely does an melody riff come first, like IN CONTROL but it is the exception.
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